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Tallgrass Buffalo Sweat | Tallgrass Brewing Company

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3.88/5
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1,421 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tallgrass Brewing Company
Kansas, United States
tallgrassbeer.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
We love this beer here at the brewery, and think you will have one of those “I’ve never-tasted-a-beer-like-that” kind of moments when you try it!

What we really like about this beer is the smoothness that brewing with cream sugar brings to the palate. This smoothness balances out the copious quantities of roasted barley used in the brewing process to create a rich, complex, and delicious beer. If you have not been a stout drinker in the past, give this beer a try. It might just change your mind about how dark beers should taste. It tastes so rich, but is surprisingly easy to drink!

20 IBU

Added by russpowell on 11-29-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,043
Reviews:
373
Ratings:
1,421
pDev:
11.34%
Bros Score:
4.08
 
 
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84
Gots:
321
Trade:
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Ratings: 1,421 |  Reviews: 373
Photo of KTCamm
3.97/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

10/27...pours very dark brown, some light at the bottom, with tan foam that settles down. Milky, oaty, chocolate nose. Taste is smooth and creamy, coffee grit, closed with a lactose tasting cream. Sneaky carbonation but creamy mouthfeel. All in all, really good.

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Photo of Chris-1911
3.87/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hozersr
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BEER88
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stardate820926
4.81/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DeanMoriarty
3.19/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of EricLovesStout
3.36/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BrewNoob1
4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rossracing
4.15/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of KnappStout
2.94/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of WesMantooth
4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Not a real significant head for what I expected in a cream stout. Otherwise, pretty decent looking. Black with some tan forthy foam.

Smells like roasted malts, chocolate, and oatmeal with a hint of roasted coffee.

The coffee comes across more in the flavor, but it is mainly chocolate and oatmeal forward with a touch of charred malts to give it a slight ashy taste.

There has to be a decent amount of oatmeal flakes in here becasue the body is very impressive for the ABV.

I was really impressed with this beer. Tons of flavor for a 5% brew. I would gladly crush a few of these for breakfast routinely.

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Photo of TheHopsman
4.79/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of OctoberNexus
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Not bad

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Photo of Miami66
3.09/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of tommy5
3.74/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CraftFan5
3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mxsummar
3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of OKbrew89
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a beer mug. Pours dark brown with a one finger head that leaves a quarter inch of lacing and recedes slowly. Aroma of roasted grain, brown sugar, and a barely noticeable coffee. Taste follows the nose with roasted grains, grassy malt, and bitter coffee with a creamy finish. Full bodied and low carbonation. It's just a little sweet and has a lovely mouth feel and creaminess. It gets a little better as it warms up, but not noticeably.
First offering from Tallgrass and it's a good first impression. It's wonderfully bodied and not overly sweetened, especially for a milk stout.

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Photo of nuebs
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fredmugs
3/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Mortarforker
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lucasj82
3.64/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of robotiks
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of spoony
3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From a 16 oz can (best by October 17, 2015) to a nonic glass. Reviewed from notes dated September 15, 2015.

A-This is a good looking stout. A normal pour produces a medium-height tan head that is dense and pillowy with good retention. The beer is nearly black and opaque.

S-The aroma is smooth and creamy with some nice roasted flavors and good bit of chocolate with just a little whiff of char or smoke.

T-The taste is close to the smell with nice chocolate notes, hints of cream, oats, a little bit of lactose on the back end, and a nice roasted malt blend. Not earth shattering, but above average.

M-The feel is medium to light for the style. This stout drinks easy.

O-This is a solid beer. It certainly looks the part, but I think the smell, taste and feel mostly deliver too. With its smooth feel, lighter body, and good looks, my notes say that this is almost like a more robust version of Guinness.

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Photo of Poloplaya
4.13/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Tallgrass Buffalo Sweat from Tallgrass Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 1,421 ratings
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